subdomain/name clash - avoiding shooting feet
nate at wired.com
Wed Feb 6 00:44:34 UTC 2002
On Tue, Feb 05, 2002 at 04:34:49PM -0800, Michael Rasmussen wrote:
> I was asked today to create an CNAME for www.masterplan.columbiafunds.com
> since some people just cannot type in a web address without prepending www.
> My knee jerk response was, "Can't do that. We have an entry for
> masterplan.columbiafunds.com to create a www... would not work because we
> don't have a subdomain named masterplan...
> Is that right? Or can I create the CNAME listed above given that
> masterplan.columbiafunds.com already exists? i.e. is a construction of
> host.hostname.domain.tld legal/allowable where hostname.domain.tld exists?
No problem, just add www.masterplan.columbiafunds.com into the
columbiafunds.com zone file.
I have a nameserver dc3-ns1.dc3.lycosnetwork.com. but no
dc3.lycosnetwork.com subdomain. Works fine. It all lives in the
lycosnetwork.com zone file.
Nate Campi Job: hostmaster at lycos.com and root at wired.com
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